United States & Canada
Regional Overviews

Our weekly analysis briefs break down the latest data on political violence and protest trends, highlighting potential early warning signs for closer monitoring. This archive contains historical releases, including weekly overviews from before 2023.

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Regional Overview: United States
16-22 August 2020

27 August 2020

Last week in the United States, the number of demonstration events spiked by more than 40% compared to the week prior. These demonstrations were primarily driven by the Trump administration’s handling of the United States Postal Service (USPS) ahead of the election. Demonstrations associated with the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement also increased following a…

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Regional Overview: United States
9-15 August 2020

19 August 2020

Last week in the United States, demonstrations associated with the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement continued, although at a diminished rate. Tensions rose between right-wing and left-wing groups in Georgia, Michigan, and Oregon. In Chicago, Illinois there was a new round of looting sparked by a police shooting and a violent demonstration (for more on…

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Regional Overview: United States
2-8 August 2020

12 August 2020

Fewer demonstration events were reported in the United States over the last week compared to the week prior. The highest number of demonstration events were reported over issues related to the coronavirus, followed by demonstrations associated with the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement. Nurses across the country protested for improved safety, whereas other protesters called…

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